Ahead of the 2022 NHL Draft Lottery, it is time to look back five years and evaluate how the New Jersey Devils draft picks in 2017 turned out. Nico Hischier has been great. Read on to find out about the other ten selections.
In the wake of their third-period meltdown in Toronto last week, it was remarked that the New Jersey Devils were a team still "learning how to win." This long post goes over every player and coaching staff member to determine if they were Winners or if they need to "learn How to Win."
The New Jersey Devils have been awful at shootouts. Exceptionally so since the 2013-14 season. This post goes into the team’s history in shootouts and offers some points and even two reasons to hope that the shootout may not be an expected loss for the Devils in 2021-22.
The New Jersey Devils announced this morning that Travis Zajac has signed a one-day contract and announced his retirement. This post reacts to the news and summarizes Zajac’s legacy as a Devil.
The New Jersey Devils announced on August 5, 2021 that Kevin Dineen will be the head coach of the Utica Comets. This post goes into the lack of success by Devils’ AHL affiliate teams and why Dineen being hired is a good move to turn that around.
The 2016 NHL Draft saw the New Jersey Devils take nine players, acquire Beau Bennett, and ultimately get a lot of value for who they took. Now that five years has past, let us look back to evaluate how the Devils did with that draft.
Earlier today, the news broke that former New Jersey Devils and legendary hockey broadcaster Dr. Mike "Doc" Emrick is retiring. This post goes over his greatness, the praise he has received, and how he will be missed. Thank you, Doc.
Cory Schneider, a once-great goalie who fell off hard in recent years, will leave behind a strange legacy in New Jersey. How will we remember his time in red and black?
The future of the Devils-Flyers rivalry might depend in large part on how Carter Hart and Mackenzie Blackwood play, as Mike discussed yesterday. The last time there was a legitimate goaltending competition between the two rivals, however, we were looking at Hextall and Brodeur.
The drama and impact of some of the player swaps between the local rivals over the seasons.
Continuing the rivalry theme, today we will be taking a look at coaching candidate Peter Laviolette’s experience coaching one of the Devils’ rivals - the Flyers.
In John Hynes’ time as Devils coach, the team only broke 80 points twice. But how did he do against division rivals? Today, we look at how he fared against the New York Rangers.
In today’s post about the Devils - Rangers rivalry, we will take a look back on all of the hat tricks completed by Devils players.
Kicking off rivalry week(s) at SB Nation, John takes a look back at the first night where the New Jersey Devils finally beat down Our Hated Rivals, the New York Rangers, at the Rock in Newark. It was a well-remembered 8-5 victory.
Scott Gomez over the past two decades has been among both the most beloved and then the most loathed Devils players for fans. Most of those sour feelings have faded though, and it has a lot to do with Gomez’s successful last ride in New Jersey.
Goaltender Chris Terreri made his return to the New Jersey Devils organization not just once, not twice, but three times.
Continuing with the theme of historical posts about the New Jersey Devils, this series will be devoted to players that left the organization and later returned. Today’s subject is Bobby Holik.
Jason Arnott, a player who the Devils traded for twice, is a name synonymous with the good ol’ days of success and grittiness
In 1992, the Devils traded for the final piece of one of the most infamous lines in franchise history—the hard hitting, Selke nominated, Stanley Cup raising Bobby Holik.
One of the most electrifying goal scorers of Devils history, Richer was the leading forward of the 1995 Stanley Cup-winning team.
Alexander Mogilny’s first stint with the New Jersey Devils included back-to-back Stanley Cup Finals appearances and one championship. His time with the Devils was short in the grand scheme of his career but he’ll always be remembered as one of the most offensively gifted players to ever play for the franchise.
Claude Lemieux played a role in the first two Stanley Cups in New Jersey Devils history and he was one of the few players Lou Lamoriello traded for twice. Read up on the history of the two deals that brought him to New Jersey and the one that ultimately sent him to Colorado.
The New Jersey Devils season that best represents them as underdogs would be the 1987-88 season. They barely made the playoffs for the first time since the move to New Jersey, and went on to stun the Islanders and Capitals, and take Boston to the brink. This post is a look back at the team’s first playoff run, unexpected as it was.
Mike Van Ryn was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in 1998. He wanted to be a free agent and he did so through a loophole in free agency and a winning arbitration case. This post goes over that and also asks the question: What if Mike Van Ryn did want to sign with the Devils?
In today’s retrospective, I look at the 6 drafting seasons under Lou Lamoriello that brought the New Jersey Devils to their heights, and then the 6 drafting seasons under Lou that brought the team to its knees. I contrast these to make the point of how important these seasons are right now for the future of the organization.
Sergei Brylin has been a member of the New Jersey Devils organization for over 20 years. First as a player and now as an assistant coach with the AHL affiliate in Binghamton. He won 3 Stanley Cups with the Devils and is a cult hero to many fans. This post explains why he is so well regarded by many Devils fans.